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777 Ratings



Directed by Roberto Rossellini
Italy, 1946


Roberto Rossellini’s follow-up to his breakout Rome Open City was the ambitious, enormously moving Paisan, which consists of six episodes set during the liberation of Italy at the end of World War II, taking place across the country, from Sicily to the northern Po Valley.

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Paisan Directed by Roberto Rossellini

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1946 | Winner: ANICA Cup

1946 | Special Mention: International Critics Award (Feature Films)

Academy Awards

1950 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

National Board of Review

1948 | 3 wins including: Best Film

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